Category Archives: COVID-19 News and Resources

Les Dames d’Escoffier International Establishes the LDEI Relief Fund

Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDEI) has a newly established LDEI Relief Fund, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on women in the culinary industry. The LDEI Relief Fund will provide funding to established 501(c)(3)’s, non-governmental agencies (NGO’S) and … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19 News and Resources, Professional Opportunities | Leave a comment

Nakedwines.com launches $5M support fund for winemakers disrupted by COVID-19

Online wine retailer pledges to help winemakers affected by the closure of restaurants, tasting rooms and traditional retail stores Up to $5M will be made available to independent winemakers looking to sell their wines in nakedwines.com USA, UK and Australia … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19 News and Resources | Leave a comment

National Restaurant Association Releases COVID-19-Specific Guidance for Operation Reopening

The National Restaurant Association today released new guidance for operation reopening which provides a basic summary of recommended practices that can be used to help mitigate exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The document is meant to be used in conjunction with instruction … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19 News and Resources | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tyme Commerce Waives Account Fees for All of 2020, Launches Gift Card Program for Restaurants

Tyme announced that all fees will be waived for restaurants who register on its meal-ordering platform, allowing small businesses to quickly accept take-out orders. Restaurants are permitted to offer take-out and delivery during California’s state-wide stay-at-home order that went into … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19 News and Resources, Restaurants - Industry Trends and News | Leave a comment

The Lee Initiative’s Restaurant Workers Relief Program Expands Nationally

Program to provide assistance to furloughed restaurant workers expands to multiple cities In response to massive layoffs in the hospitality industry due to the COVID-19 outbreak nationwide, Chef Edward Lee, in partnership with The LEE Initiative and Maker’s Mark, launched The Restaurant Workers Relief … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19 News and Resources, Restaurants - Industry Trends and News | Leave a comment